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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, September 16, 2013 at 15:00:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 89%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:10 PM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:15 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 16, 2013 at 15:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 07' South, Longitude: 96° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.68 meters/second, 1579.2 km/hour, 981.3 miles/hour or 852.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.35 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 27' 18.0"981.15 miwest0° 10' 09.2"11.63 minorth981.50 mi
24 hours12° 52' 35.1"874.02 mieast4° 19' 02.8"296.72 minorth928.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BantamMon 9:30 PM125 km77 miles67 nmSouth-southeast SSE
The SettlementMon 10:00 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmEast E
BengkuluMon 10:00 PM1037 km644 miles560 nmNortheast NE
JakartaMon 10:00 PM1272 km790 miles687 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalembangMon 10:00 PM1289 km801 miles696 nmNortheast NE
BandungMon 10:00 PM1317 km819 miles711 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeMon 11:00 PM1600 km994 miles864 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedanMon 10:00 PM1645 km1022 miles888 nmNorth N
Kuala LumpurMon 11:00 PM1681 km1045 miles908 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangMon 10:00 PM1829 km1136 miles987 nmEast E
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